Another Quaint Regency Custom
Posted by Bob Whitworth on August 19, 1998 at 22:55:17:
In response to Another quaint Regency custom... ;-), written by The Mysterious H.C on August 19, 1998 at 11:23:07
The juxtaposition of the cattle horns in the cartoon "signifies" that the wife was unfaitful. He was "cuckolded", and therefore carried the "sign" of the horns. "Cuckolding" was pretty common, and there were even period jokes about it. I'll post one when I get the chance, and if I remember to.
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